Knee Injuries

September 15, 2021

Meniscus Tears – Do I Need Surgery?

  Meniscus tears are seen in a wide variety of populations from young to old and a question that is always asked when a patient is diagnosed is will I require surgery? This blog will look into what a meniscus is, the types of tears and management options. Meniscus anatomy Each knee has a medial and […]
June 29, 2021

Patella Dislocation: A Real Pain In The Knee

Patella dislocations are a painful injury to endure. Making sure you rehabilitate them well, will help you to keep moving and living your life. The knee joint is composed of the thigh bone (femur) and leg bone (tibia) and a small floating bone at the front, commonly known as the kneecap (patella). The interaction between these bones […]
June 16, 2021

ITB Syndrome: What Is The Best Management For This?

If you’ve ever come across the word ITB, it’s usually because someone has told you to foam roll it and it’s seriously painful. For those that haven’t had this pleasure, the ITB (Iliotibial band) is a common source of pain in the lateral aspect of the knee. It is commonly referred to as Iliotibial Band Syndrome […]
July 9, 2020

Knee Pain: Keeping Your Knees Behind Your Toes, A Myth That Refuses To Die

“Don’t let your knees go in front of your toes when squatting and lunging” a common critique heard in the health and fitness industry for the past 30 years. Unfortunately, it is still being used by many health and fitness professionals to this day. The notion that this can cause knee pain is discussed here in […]